YCIF OTTAWA PRESENTS: An Evening with Ms. Jane Rooney, Canada's first Financial Literacy Leader
Dress Code: Business Casual (Please note that a collared shirt and jacket are required for men when attending the Rideau Club)
Young Canadians in Finance cordially invite you to attend a cocktail reception featuring keynote speaker Jane Rooney, Canada’s first Financial Literacy Leader.
This will be a unique opportunity to meet Ms. Rooney and ask her questions in an informal setting. This is also a chance to meet fellow young professionals in Ottawa from the private, public and political sectors working in areas related to finance, economics, law and accounting.
About Ms. Jane Rooney
Jane Rooney is Canada’s first Financial Literacy Leader. Appointed in April 2014, Ms. Rooney works to coordinate financial literacy initiatives by collaborating with stakeholder groups across the country. Her goal is to strengthen the knowledge, skills and confidence of Canadians in dealing with financial matters.
The Financial Literacy Leader position is a Governor in Council appointment. Ms. Rooney acts under the instructions of the Commissioner of the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC).
Ms. Rooney’s previous role at FCAC was Director, Financial Literacy and Consumer Education. This program is focused on helping Canadians increase their financial knowledge and confidence; and increasing consumers’ knowledge and awareness of financial products and services, and their rights and responsibilities in this area.